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The EU paves the way to establish the common European drone services market

1 week 4 days ago

Today the European Commission, EASA and the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management together with the National Authorities and industry adopted the “Amsterdam Declaration” concluding two days of lively discussions at the EASA High Level Conference on Drones.

The conference was an opportunity for EASA to discuss its proposed rules and have an exchange with the aviation community.

Additional Easy Access Rules for Initial Airworthiness published!

2 weeks ago

EASA further facilitates stakeholders access to eRules for Initial Airworthiness by publishing the Easy Access Rules in the following eight categories:

- Light Sport Aeroplanes (CS-LSA)
- Propellers (CS-P)
- Very Light Aeroplanes (CS-VLA)
- Very Light Rotorcraft (CS-VLR)
- Engines (CS-E)
- European Technical Standard Orders (CS-ETSO)
- Large Aeroplanes (CS-25)
- Acceptable Means of Compliance for Airworthiness of Products, Parts and Appliances (AMC-20)

New EASA Emergency Airworthiness Directive (AD) following the accident of an AW169 helicopter in the United Kingdom issued

2 weeks 3 days ago

EASA issued an Emergency Airworthiness Directive (AD), following the tragic accident which occurred in the United Kingdom on 27th October 2018 to an Leonardo AW169 helicopter. 

The information available so far indicate that while the helicopter was on a take-off phase at low forward speed, a loss of yaw control was observed; an investigation is on-going to identify the root cause of the accident.

EASA issues an Emergency Airworthiness Directive (AD) following the accident of an AW169 helicopter in the United Kingdom

2 weeks 5 days ago

EASA issued an Emergency Airworthiness Directive (AD), following the tragic accident which occurred in the United Kingdom on 27th October 2018 to an Leonardo AW169 helicopter. 

The information available so far indicate that while the helicopter was on a take-off phase at low forward speed, a loss of yaw control was observed; an investigation is on-going to identify the root cause of the accident.

Vision for the future of General Aviation takes shape at EASA’s Annual Safety Conference

1 month ago

EASA’s Annual Safety Conference 2018 was closed by Executive Director Patrick Ky yesterday, setting out the Agency’s commitments as part of GA Roadmap 2.0 for a truly innovative, better, cheaper and safer General Aviation (GA) in Europe! Conveying a great sense of community and energetic spirit, the 2-day conference on GA provided a fruitful ground for a positive and much needed cooperation between all stakeholders to take on the challenges that come with the innovation of GA.

EASA issues an Emergency Airworthiness Directive (AD) following the accident of an AW169 helicopter in the United Kingdom

1 month ago

EASA issued an Emergency Airworthiness Directive (AD), following the tragic accident which occurred in the United Kingdom on 27 October 2018 to an Leonardo AW169 helicopter.

The information available so far indicate that while the helicopter was on a take-off phase at low forward speed, a loss of yaw control was observed; an investigation is on-going to identify the root cause of the accident.

EU and China strengthen their partnership in Madrid

1 month 1 week ago

Madrid, 30 October 2018

The Spanish Aviation Safety and Security Agency (AESA) hosts the second Aviation Safety conference between the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) supported by the EU-China Aviation Partnership project (APP). The EASA- CAAC Conference consolidates its status as main discussion platform for the Chinese and European stakeholders after its first edition in April 2017.

EASA consolidates Suspected Unapproved parts (SUP) publications

1 month 2 weeks ago

Today EASA finalised the migration of the legacy Suspected Unapproved Parts cases to a single place for this information on EASA’s website as communicated by Safety Information Bulletin (SIB) No.: 2017-13R1.

EASA established a single reference place for this information, where users can sign up for notifications and make use of the search, download and RSS feeds to get the reported data related to SUPs.

PASTA-CO ECCAS: EASA is pursuing its relationship with Central Africa to enhance aviation safety

1 month 3 weeks ago

For the first time EASA is managing a technical cooperation project funded by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the region itself.

EASA has launched a new project with the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), named PASTA-CO (Projet d’Appui au Secteur du Transport Aérien en Afrique Centrale et Occidental, or, in English, Air Transport Sector Support Project to Central and Western Africa).

The European Union enhances cooperation on civil aviation with Latin America and the Caribbean

2 months 1 week ago

San Jose, Costa Rica, 28 September 2018: The EU-LAC project (EU – Latin America and Caribbean Cooperation on Civil Aviation), officially opened today its field office in the Latin America and Caribbean region, in the presence of EU Commissioner for Transport Ms Violeta Bulc, EU Ambassador to Costa Rica Mr Pelayo Castro Zuzuarregui and EASA Strategy and Safety Management Director Mr Luc Tytgat. The EU-LAC project is financed by the EU and implemented by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).

ICAO, European Union and South East Asia working together for cheaper, safer and more sustainable aviation

2 months 3 weeks ago

Bangkok, Thailand, 12 September 2018: Cheaper, safer and more environmentally sustainable aviation with less delays will be enabled by the ASEAN Single Aviation Market and Seamless ASEAN Sky. Challenges and opportunities were discussed at the first ICAO-EASA forum on Civil Aviation in South East Asia.

For the first time, the UN International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) joined forces to bring together South East Asian aviation stakeholders and discuss the future of air transport in the South East Asian region.

The future of GA - safer, simpler, more affordable

3 months ago

EASA’s Annual Safety Conference ‘A Vision for the Future of General Aviation’ (6-7 Nov 2018 in Vienna/Austria) on safer, simpler and more affordable flying introduces the new era of innovation and sharing of airspace, flights in General Aviation.

The conference will launch a new European GA strategy focusing on safer, simpler and more affordable flying, with panels on innovation, safe and more affordable aircraft as well as the sharing of flights but also airspace.

EASA welcomes new maintenance rules

3 months 1 week ago

The long-awaited amendment of continuing airworthiness regulation, Regulation (EU) 2018/1142, introducing, amongst others, a new maintenance licencing system applicable to general aviation and limitations to privileges of the approved maintenance training organisations due to fraud cases, was finally adopted on 14 Aug 2018. 

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